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Jack the Ripper: Light-hearted Friend

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Proves that legendary children's author Lewis Carroll was really Jack the Ripper!
-- Movie rights sold.
-- Endorsed with an introduction by British expert, Colin Wilson.
-- Praised by reviewers for the quality and thoroughness of it's research -- a complete circumstantial case.
-- Presented by Harper's Magazine in November, 1996.
-- Author's sequel to The Agony of Lewis Carroll
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Published 1996 by Gemini Press (first published September 1994)
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Jovana
There is a good chance that I'm just far too easily amused, but I actually loved the completely insane, but nonetheless very original idea of (hidden) confessions of the Ripper murders anagrammatically incorporated into Lewis Carroll's books, letters and just about everything he ever wrote. However, the fact that he formed sentences using letters which, when rearranged in various ways, can form other (far less sensible) sentences is actually not enough to convince me that Carroll WAS, in fact, J ...more
Shane
Feb 01, 2011 rated it it was ok
Kinda fun. Lewis Carroll as the Ripper?
Martin Bode
Jan 20, 2015 rated it did not like it
The anagrams and codes were tortured nonsense. Don't waste your time.
Edward
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Lewis Caroll is Jack the Ripper?! The audacity!
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